Not At This Time: Rejection Letters to Famous Writers

Why is dad so sad?  Probably because he just checked his mail and found his self-addressed stamped envelope in his box, his manuscript inside, and the dreaded form letter saying, “We are sorry, but your manuscript does not currently meet our specific needs.”  The first dozen or so times, Dad wanted to believe the closing…

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Happy 109th Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Theodor Geisel, best known to fans as Dr. Seuss, would have been 109 years old on March 2.  He is beloved for his intricate rhymes and curious, inimitable style. But Dr. Seuss was about more than a curious turn of phrase and the creator of fantastical creatures. He was a serious writer and artist with…

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